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Zero Point Energy

  1. Mar 16, 2005 #1


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    I was just reviewing the Physics News Update and found this interesting reference to degenerate gas.

    http://www.aip.org/pnu/2005/split/723-1.html [Broken]

    It led me to think about whether the properties of bosons (they form Bose Einstein Condensates at low temperatures) and fermions (they obey the Pauli Exclusion Principle and refuse to occupy the same energy states) might explain how the ZPE field could be balanced to such a fine degree that it has 120 OOM energy less than expected. I started Googling and found this nice overview:


    Any thoughts?
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